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NC--Advocates and Survivors Lobby for Stronger Laws Protecting Children

Lobby Day to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in North Carolina

For immediate release, May 12, 2018

Statement of Deborah Diener, and Kelly Stutts,

NC House Bill #585 strengthens the law to protect children from child sexual abuse. The statute of limitations will be extended, and a 'lookback' window allowing the prosecution of past offenses. This bill passed the House with overwhelming support. It is being considered in the Senate and is presently stuck in committee. We want to move it forward and make it law. 

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NJ--Rally in Trenton to Eliminate SOL April 30th

Rally in Trenton

Protect Children -- Eliminate Statute of Limitations on child sex abuse

A Rally of sexual abuse survivors and supporters are gathering at 11:30 AM  to 12:30 PM in front of the NJ State House calling on NJ Lawmakers to eliminate the SOL for child sexual assault.  We expect several dozen protesters.

Rally in Trenton NJ

Speaking will be NJ SNAP Director, Mark Crawford and other supporters and organizations.

The organizers ask the NJ Senate and Assembly to post and pass bills S477 and A3648.



Contact: Mark Crawford, Director New Jersey

Phone: 732-632-7687


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TN--Sex Abuse victims/advocates want church to act

"Remove Andy Savage from ministry,” SNAP tells HighPoint officials

"Any time someone in a position of authority abuses that power for sexual gratification, the victims suffer devastating consequences,” survivors declare

Victims’ group adds their voices to the outcry -- "Justice for Jules” 



Holding signs at a sidewalk news conference, clergy sex abuse victims and their supporters will urge HighPoint Church officials to:

-- remove Andy Savage from ministry for his actions while Jules Woodson’s youth pastor, and

-- acknowledge the serious damage caused by a minister’s boundary violations.


Monday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m.

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MI--Community to gather for alleged victim of Adrian professor

MEDIA ADVISORY, for immediate release

Community to gather for alleged victim of Adrian professor

Candlelight vigil to demand action from university and professors’ union

Professor protected over safety of local kids and college students, they say 

University must remove Hodgman, reach out to every student he's previously taught, warn the community at large and apologize to alleged victim, they demand

WHAT: At a Candlelight Vigil, members of the Adrian community and two victims rights groups are coming out in support of a woman—who was one of at least two allegedly sexually abused as a teen by an Adrian College professor—to prevent this from happening again.

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